Third suspect in custody in Jackson murder - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Third suspect in custody in Jackson murder

Shaneka Brown.....Source: JPD Shaneka Brown.....Source: JPD
Shaneka Brown (WANTED) Source: Jackson Police Shaneka Brown (WANTED) Source: Jackson Police
Malcolm McLaughlin (ARRESTED) Source: Jackson Police Malcolm McLaughlin (ARRESTED) Source: Jackson Police
Zimarious Harden (ARRESTED) Source: Jackson Police Zimarious Harden (ARRESTED) Source: Jackson Police
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A third person is in custody in the April 29 murder of Kiaris Porter. Shaneka Brown turned herself in at Jackson Police Headquarters around 3:30 Thursday afternoon, and is charged with capital murder.

Twenty-five year old Malcom McLaughlin and 15-year-old Zimarious Harden were already in custody. Both are also charged with capital murder.

On Friday, April 29, Jackson Police Officers responded to Noble St. near Faulk Blvd. regarding a shooting.

A man named Kiaris Porter had been shot once in the head and was pronounced dead on scene.

During the investigation, police learned the victim was possibly last seen in a black Dodge Charger right before the shooting happened.

Later, police confirmed he was shot in his vehicle and left the location.

Robbery/Homicide Detectives conducted a follow-up investigation.

On April 29, information came in that Malcolm McLaughlin was a possible suspect in this incident.

He was arrested at a local motel and later charged with Possession of Marijuana and Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

On May 4, 25-year-old Malcom McLaughlin was identified as a suspect in this shooting and charged with Capital Murder.

He is being held at the Hinds County Detention Center.

Detectives also arrested 15-year-old Zimarious Harden and charged him with Capital Murder.

Detectives learned that robbery was the alleged motive that led to this homicide.

This investigation is still ongoing and more charges and/or arrests are possible.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS (8477).

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